McDonald is a borough in Allegheny and Washington counties in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Pittsburgh. In the past, factories of bottles, oil-well drilling tools, flour-mill products, etc., existed here. Oil and coal were and still are procured in the area. The population was 2,282 at the 2020 census. Of this, 1,644 were in Washington County, and 638 were in Allegheny County.

McDonald’s government includes an elected mayor, an elected seven-member borough council and an appointed borough manager/secretary-treasurer. The borough’s tax collector is also elected. The mayor, council members and tax collector are all elected to four-year terms. All of the council seats are at-large.

The borough is served by the Fort Cherry School District.

EVENTS

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Saturday, July 9th – Farm Market Opens

Farm Market at McDonald Trail Station and History Center opens and continues each Saturday through the summer, 9:00am – noon.

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Monday, August 8th – Monthly Council Meeting

McDonald Borough Council August Meeting.  All meetings are held the first Monday of every month at 7pm at the McDonald Borough Building. An agenda will be posted on the agenda page of this website when available and at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

This is the invite for the August 2022 McDonald Borough Monthly Meeting if you opt to participate virtually.  When it comes time to join the meeting, please use the link below that says “Click here to join the meeting” on your smartphone or PC.
IF USING SMARTPHONE OR TABLET:

                The Teams app will launch and allow you to join as a guest
IF USING A PC:

                When the browser window presents with three (3) options, select the option to Continue in Browser… and provide your name as a guest

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE MEETING

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July 30th through August 6th – McSummerfest at Heritage Park

Hosted by the McDonald Volunteer Fire Department. Week long celebration with tons of family fun! Annual #McSummerfest celebration returns to Heritage Park this year! CLICK HERE FOR FLYER

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Friday, August 19th – Movie in the park

Featured Movie “Disney’s Encanto”, on the big screen in Heritage Park. Concession stand opens 6pm, Kona Ice and Papa Dukes Gyros trucks,  movie at dusk.  Sponsored by McDonald Parks and Recreation.  CLICK HERE FOR FLYER

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NEWS

McDonald Trash Collection  – Effective July 1st, 2022 McDonald trash collection will be serviced by County Hauling.  Regular trash collection will be every Wednesday and recycling pickup is every other week.  If you need to contact County Hauling, phone number (724) 929-7694 or email info@countyhauling.com

Keep updated on McDonald Boro news on Facebook; “McDonaldPennsylvania”.

The Washington County Transportation Authority (Freedom Transit) provides bus service between McDonald and Washington with stops along the route. Bus stops are at Havloch Commons (Coal Street),  Giant Eagle (Station Street), and Heritage Library (4th Street). Other stops along the way include the Senior Center in Cecil, Senior Center in Canonsburg, Shop n’ Save in Canonsburg, Pike Inn in Houston, The Meadows and shopping areas in Washington. The service operates Monday thru Friday 6:45a.m. – 7:30p.m. with trips every 90 minutes. For more information please visit www.freedom-transit.org.

Parking in the Borough on Saturdays and Sundays is free at all meters.